Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 273 207
Rank change year-on-year +36 -66 +52
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,612 2,130 3,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.24% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.38% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,934 1,713 2,871
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £88,600 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161,161 154,899 184,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.44% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 130,585 127,506 153,009
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 2,452 £57,500 +12.20% 349
London +31 1,342 £60,500 +5.22% 134
UK excluding London +33 1,216 £50,000 +11.11% 244
South East +57 401 £55,000 +17.02% 59
North of England +7 265 £47,000 +10.59% 63
Midlands 0 189 £45,000 -6.74% 46
North West -5 142 £48,750 +14.71% 26
West Midlands -6 125 £41,450 -24.64% 31
East of England +17 122 £50,000 +8.11% 29
Scotland +30 119 £42,500 -19.05% 20
South West -1 108 £44,736 +11.84% 18
Yorkshire +50 103 £48,545 +15.58% 32
East Midlands +10 63 £52,500 +31.25% 15
North East -36 20 £36,500 -17.05% 5
Wales +6 10 £52,500 +56.72% 7
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 910 (34.84%) SQL
2 874 (33.46%) Finance
3 678 (25.96%) Analytics
4 613 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
5 570 (21.82%) SQL Server
6 538 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
7 488 (18.68%) Data Quality
8 464 (17.76%) Data Governance
9 463 (17.73%) ETL
10 438 (16.77%) Data Modelling
11 424 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
12 418 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 401 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
14 373 (14.28%) Degree
15 331 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
16 330 (12.63%) Big Data
17 314 (12.02%) Project Management
18 301 (11.52%) Oracle
19 288 (11.03%) Data Analysis
20 283 (10.83%) Java
21 281 (10.76%) Management Information System
22 280 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
23 262 (10.03%) Data Architecture
24 257 (9.84%) Tableau
25 252 (9.65%) Migration
26 248 (9.49%) Visualisation
27 238 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
28 237 (9.07%) Python
28 237 (9.07%) Banking
29 230 (8.81%) Retail

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 157 (6.01%) SAS
2 106 (4.06%) Apache Spark
3 79 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 48 (1.84%) Apache
5 39 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 32 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 30 (1.15%) IIS
8 24 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (0.69%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.57%) CMS
11 15 (0.57%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.46%) Confluence
12 12 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.38%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.27%) Gentran
15 7 (0.27%) JBoss
16 6 (0.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 238 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 128 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 51 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.77%) SPSS
8 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.077%) CATIA
11 2 (0.077%) Windchill
12 1 (0.038%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.038%) InDesign
12 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.038%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.038%) Weka
Business Applications
1 49 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.15%) SAP MDG
3 29 (1.11%) Markit EDM
4 27 (1.03%) BusinessWare
5 23 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
6 18 (0.69%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 16 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 16 (0.61%) SAP PLM
7 16 (0.61%) WebTrends
8 15 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.54%) SAP MM
10 12 (0.46%) SAP VC
11 11 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.42%) SAP MDM
12 10 (0.38%) Eloqua
12 10 (0.38%) SAP CRM
12 10 (0.38%) SAP EHS
13 9 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
14 8 (0.31%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 168 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (3.02%) SaaS
4 42 (1.61%) Office 365
5 41 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (1.45%) IaaS
7 34 (1.30%) PaaS
8 22 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
8 22 (0.84%) Google Analytics
9 19 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.61%) GitHub
11 14 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (0.54%) Serverless
12 10 (0.38%) NuGet
13 9 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
13 9 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 8 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.65%) Firewall
2 41 (1.57%) SAN
3 35 (1.34%) SMS
4 31 (1.19%) DNS
5 28 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.92%) Internet
7 23 (0.88%) DHCP
8 20 (0.77%) Skype
8 20 (0.77%) VPN
9 19 (0.73%) Wireless
10 18 (0.69%) HTTP
10 18 (0.69%) VoIP
11 15 (0.57%) Network Security
11 15 (0.57%) WAN
12 14 (0.54%) SSL
13 12 (0.46%) Broadband
13 12 (0.46%) FTP
13 12 (0.46%) LAN
13 12 (0.46%) NAS
14 9 (0.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 401 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
3 330 (12.63%) Big Data
4 213 (8.15%) Power BI
5 192 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 180 (6.89%) Relational Database
7 156 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 150 (5.74%) Hadoop
9 113 (4.33%) BusinessObjects
10 101 (3.87%) NoSQL
11 92 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 79 (3.02%) Data Mining
13 72 (2.76%) QlikView
14 68 (2.60%) RDBMS
15 67 (2.57%) MySQL
16 55 (2.11%) Data Lake
17 53 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
18 51 (1.95%) Star Schema
19 47 (1.80%) Oracle Database
20 42 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 67 (2.57%) Jenkins
2 51 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 48 (1.84%) JIRA
4 43 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (1.26%) ERwin
6 31 (1.19%) LSMW
7 28 (1.07%) Visual Studio
8 24 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 22 (0.84%) Selenium
10 18 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (0.61%) SonarQube
12 15 (0.57%) ReSharper
12 15 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.54%) GitLab
14 12 (0.46%) JMeter
14 12 (0.46%) LoadRunner
15 11 (0.42%) HP UFT
16 10 (0.38%) CruiseControl
16 10 (0.38%) Hudson
17 9 (0.34%) gulp
General
1 874 (33.46%) Finance
2 237 (9.07%) Banking
3 230 (8.81%) Retail
4 203 (7.77%) Marketing
5 90 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 85 (3.25%) Legal
7 60 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 55 (2.11%) Advertising
9 51 (1.95%) Investment Banking
10 49 (1.88%) Law
11 46 (1.76%) Financial Institution
12 39 (1.49%) Publishing
13 35 (1.34%) Automotive
14 34 (1.30%) Front Office
15 28 (1.07%) Aerospace
16 23 (0.88%) Back Office
17 18 (0.69%) Games
18 17 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.57%) Private Banking
20 14 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 603 (23.09%) Analyst
2 380 (14.55%) Developer
3 328 (12.56%) Architect
4 229 (8.77%) Data Analyst
5 215 (8.23%) Data Architect
6 203 (7.77%) Consultant
7 181 (6.93%) Data Manager
8 133 (5.09%) Business Analyst
9 82 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 77 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
11 76 (2.91%) Data Consultant
12 70 (2.68%) Java Developer
13 64 (2.45%) Administrator
13 64 (2.45%) Lead Developer
14 60 (2.30%) SQL Developer
15 58 (2.22%) Data Business Analyst
16 55 (2.11%) Software Engineer
16 55 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
17 53 (2.03%) SQL Analyst
18 50 (1.91%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (6.66%) .NET
2 127 (4.86%) HTML
3 119 (4.56%) Web Services
4 91 (3.48%) CSS
5 85 (3.25%) XML
6 61 (2.34%) .NET Framework
7 57 (2.18%) AngularJS
8 56 (2.14%) ASP.NET
9 43 (1.65%) REST
9 43 (1.65%) Spring
10 40 (1.53%) JSON
11 39 (1.49%) jQuery
12 35 (1.34%) RESTful
13 32 (1.23%) HTML5
13 32 (1.23%) J2EE
13 32 (1.23%) Kafka
13 32 (1.23%) SOAP
14 24 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (0.92%) Node.js
15 23 (0.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 424 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (10.76%) Management Information System
3 134 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 126 (4.82%) Data Structures
5 125 (4.79%) Computer Science
6 104 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
8 61 (2.34%) User Experience
9 60 (2.30%) Fintech
10 48 (1.84%) Algorithms
10 48 (1.84%) Reference Data
11 41 (1.57%) Life Science
12 37 (1.42%) Credit Risk
13 36 (1.38%) Data Centre
14 28 (1.07%) Clustering
14 28 (1.07%) Equities
14 28 (1.07%) Hedge funds
15 26 (1.00%) Derivative
16 23 (0.88%) Taxonomies
17 21 (0.80%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 207 (7.92%) Windows
2 172 (6.58%) Linux
3 119 (4.56%) Unix
4 89 (3.41%) AIX
5 45 (1.72%) Solaris
6 34 (1.30%) HPUX
6 34 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.46%) Android
10 10 (0.38%) Robot Operating System
11 9 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.27%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.19%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.15%) CentOS
16 4 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (25.96%) Analytics
2 613 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
3 538 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
4 464 (17.76%) Data Governance
5 463 (17.73%) ETL
6 438 (16.77%) Data Modelling
7 331 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
8 314 (12.02%) Project Management
9 288 (11.03%) Data Analysis
10 280 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 262 (10.03%) Data Architecture
12 252 (9.65%) Migration
13 248 (9.49%) Visualisation
14 217 (8.31%) Data Integration
15 212 (8.12%) Data Analytics
16 196 (7.50%) CRM
17 179 (6.85%) DevOps
18 146 (5.59%) Data Strategy
19 143 (5.47%) Data Science
20 140 (5.36%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 910 (34.84%) SQL
2 283 (10.83%) Java
3 237 (9.07%) Python
4 188 (7.20%) C#
5 163 (6.24%) JavaScript
6 110 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 84 (3.22%) R
8 77 (2.95%) VBA
9 72 (2.76%) VB
10 66 (2.53%) PowerShell
11 58 (2.22%) C++
12 56 (2.14%) C
13 54 (2.07%) Scala
14 48 (1.84%) Bash Shell
15 36 (1.38%) ABAP
16 28 (1.07%) PHP
16 28 (1.07%) PL/SQL
17 24 (0.92%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.77%) Perl
19 15 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 373 (14.28%) Degree
2 57 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.76%) CISSP
4 42 (1.61%) ISEB
5 38 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 37 (1.42%) CISM
7 32 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
9 26 (1.00%) SC Cleared
10 25 (0.96%) PhD
11 16 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.57%) MCITP
13 14 (0.54%) CISA
14 13 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.46%) CCNA
15 12 (0.46%) MCSE
16 11 (0.42%) Master's Degree
17 9 (0.34%) ISTQB
18 8 (0.31%) CCNP
18 8 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (18.68%) Data Quality
2 144 (5.51%) GDPR
3 142 (5.44%) QA
4 57 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.00%) PMO
6 24 (0.92%) Solvency II
7 23 (0.88%) SLA
8 16 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
8 16 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 12 (0.46%) GCP
10 9 (0.34%) COBIT
10 9 (0.34%) FATCA
10 9 (0.34%) IFRS
10 9 (0.34%) IFRS 9
11 8 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.27%) GMP
13 6 (0.23%) COSHH
14 5 (0.19%) GxP
15 4 (0.15%) MiFID
16 3 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 64 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.11%) Docker
3 33 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.50%) VMware Server
8 12 (0.46%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.46%) HDFS
9 7 (0.27%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 6 (0.23%) NFS
11 4 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.11%) Firmware
13 2 (0.077%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.038%) MapR-FS
14 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.038%) vSphere
14 1 (0.038%) XenApp
14 1 (0.038%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (1.42%) Puppet
2 19 (0.73%) Ansible
2 19 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.65%) Tivoli
4 16 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 16 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 14 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (0.46%) Oozie
8 9 (0.34%) Ambari
9 8 (0.31%) Nessus
9 8 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.23%) logstash
10 6 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.19%) Terraform
12 4 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 418 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 301 (11.52%) Oracle
3 257 (9.84%) Tableau
4 212 (8.12%) SAP
5 126 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
6 102 (3.91%) Informatica
7 84 (3.22%) Google
8 82 (3.14%) Talend
9 78 (2.99%) IBM
10 69 (2.64%) Alteryx
11 66 (2.53%) Ab Initio
12 59 (2.26%) webMethods
13 54 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
14 46 (1.76%) VMware
15 45 (1.72%) Cisco
16 43 (1.65%) HP
17 39 (1.49%) Cognizant
18 33 (1.26%) Adobe
18 33 (1.26%) Teradata
19 32 (1.23%) Cloudera